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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2012 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Golden Globes, USA

2012 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
The Descendants (2011)
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Primetime Emmy Awards

2014 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Informational Series or Special
The Writers' Room (2013)
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BAFTA Awards

2012 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2012 Won
EDA Award
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Tied with Aaron Sorkin and Steven Zaillian for Moneyball (2011).

Australian Film Institute

2012 Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Awards Circuit Community Awards

2011 2nd place
ACCA
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Runner-Up

Behind the Voice Actors Awards

2015 Nominated
BTVA Television Voice Acting Award
Best Male Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role - Action/Drama
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (2012)
As the voice of "Principal Slimovitz".

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2012 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Descendants (2011)
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Chlotrudis Awards

2012 Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Critics Choice Television Awards

2012 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Community (2009)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Denver Film Critics Society

2011 Won
DFCS Award
Best Writing, Screenplay - Original/Adapted
The Descendants (2011)
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Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2011 Won
FFCC Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)

2012 Nominated
GFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Gold Derby Awards

2012 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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2010 Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
Ensemble of the Year
Community (2009)
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Hamburg Film Festival

2013 Nominated
Art Cinema Award
The Way Way Back (2013)
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Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Won
HFCS Award
Best Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Humanitas Prize

2012 Nominated
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
The Descendants (2011)
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Independent Spirit Awards

2012 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2011 Won
IFJA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Indie Series Awards

2016 Won
ISA
Best Writing (Comedy)
These People (2015)
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Nominated
ISA
Best Guest Actor - Comedy
These People (2015)

International Online Film Critics' Poll

2012 Nominated
IOFCP Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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London Critics Circle Film Awards

2012 Nominated
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
The Descendants (2011)
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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2011 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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National Board of Review, USA

2011 Won
NBR Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2011 3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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New York Film Critics, Online

2011 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Online Film & Television Association

2012 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Descendants (2011)
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Online Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2013 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Way Way Back (2013)
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2011 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Screenplay - Adaptation
The Descendants (2011)
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San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Descendants (2011)
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Satellite Awards

2011 Won
Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Descendants (2011)
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Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Won
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2011 Won
SLFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2012 Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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TV Guide Awards

2012 Won
TV Guide Award
Favorite Ensemble
Community (2009)
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USC Scripter Award

2012 Won
USC Scripter Award
The Descendants (2011)
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Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2013 2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
The Way Way Back (2013)
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2011 Won
UFCA Award
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Descendants (2011)
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Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2012 Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Writers Guild of America, USA

2012 Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants (2011)
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Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemming

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